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Curriculum Vitae (CV)

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Publications – Primary Authorship

  • Ioana A Taina, Richard J Heck, William Deen, Eddie YT Ma (March 2012). Quantification of freeze-thaw related structure in cultivated topsoils using X-ray computer tomography. Canadian Journal of Soil Science. 21 pages (extracurricular).
  • Eddie Yee-Tak Ma, Charlie Obimbo (October 2011) An evolutionary computation attack on one-round TEA. In Cihan H. Dagli, editor in chief, Complex Adaptive Systems, Volume 1. Conference Organized by Missouri University of Science and Technology 2011 – Chicago, IL. 6 pages (extracurricular).
  • Eddie YT Ma, Christopher JF Cameron, Stefan C Kremer (October 2010) Classifying and scoring of molecules with the NGN: new datasets, significance tests, and generalization. BMC Bioinformatics 2010, 11(Suppl 8):S4 (MSc work).
  • Cameron, C.J.F.; Ma, E.Y.T.; Kremer, S.C.; (May 2010) Neural Grammar Networks for Toxicology. IEEE Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology 2010. 8 pages (MSc work).
  • Ma, E.Y.T.; Kremer, S.C.; (November 2009) Neural Grammar Networks in QSAR Chemistry. IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedicine 2009. pp. 37 — 42 (MSc work).
  • Eddie Y. T. Ma and Stefan C. Kremer (October 2009) Neural Grammar Networks. In Bianchini M., Maggini M., Scarselli F., editors, Innovations in Neural Information Paradigms and Applications. SCI 247: pp. 67 — 96 (MSc work).

Dissertations

  • Eddie Yee Tak Ma (July 2009) The Neural Grammar Network and its Application to Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship Problems. 134 pages (MSc work) ( Thesis PDF | NGN Project Page ).

Teaching

  • Teaching Assistant — CIS 2050, Computers and Society, Summer 2012.
  • Teaching Assistant — CIS 2910, Discrete Structures, University of Guelph, Fall 2011 ( Notes ).
  • Teaching Assistant — BIOL 208, Analytical Methods in Molecular Biology, University of Waterloo. Fall 2010.
  • Volunteer Instructor — Python Crash Course. iGEM and BIC, Waterloo. Winter 2010 ( Notes ).
  • Teaching Assistant — BIOL 241, Introduction to the Microbial World, University of Waterloo. Winter 2010.
  • Teaching Assistant — BIOL 208, Analytical Methods in Molecular Biology, University of Waterloo. Fall 2009.

Employment

  • Software Developer (Image Analysis) — School of Environmental Science, University of Guelph. March 2011 to current.
  • Statistical Analysis (Gambling Behaviour) — Department of Psychology, University of Guelph. July 2012 to August 2012.

Extracurricular

  • General Director (School of Computer Science) — Graduate Student Association, University of Guelph. October 2011 to August 2012 ( Newsletters ).
    • Graduate Student Representative (Graduate Student Association) — Information Technology Student Advisory Committee, Computing & Communications Services (ITSAC, CCS). Jan 2012 to August 2012.
  • Graduate Student Representative — School of Computer Science Council, University of Guelph. July 2011 to June 2012.
  • Graduate Instructor — Software & Computing. International Genetically Engineered Machines competition (iGEM) 2010. University of Waterloo Team. November 2009 to November 2010.
  • Member — Waterloo Bioinformatics Club (BIC) 2010.
  • Graduate Member — Chromobricks: A Platform for Chromosome Engineering with BioBricks. International Genetically Engineered Machines competition (iGEM) 2009. University of Waterloo Team. May 2009 to November 2009.
  • Graduate Member — Reprogramming Microbes to Cater to or Silence their Hosts – β-Carotene Production and RNAi Delivery. International Genetically Engineered Machines competition (iGEM) 2009. University of Guelph Team. January 2008 to November 2008.

Education

  • Graduate Research Assistant — Applied Computer Science, Jan. 2011 to current, University of Guelph, Ontario.
  • Graduate Research Assistant — Bioinformatics, Sept. 2009 to Dec. 2010, University of Waterloo, Ontario.
  • MSc — Applied Computer Science, August 2009, University of Guelph.
  • BSc — Biomedical Science (major), Computer & Information Science (minor). June 2007, University of Guelph.

I’ve Enjoyed these Graduate Courses …

  • CIS 6320 Image Processing — University of Guelph, Winter 2011 ( Notes | Final Project ).
  • CIS 6050 Neural Networks — University of Guelph, Winter 2011 ( Notes | Final Project ).
  • CIS 6650 Computer Security — University of Guelph, Winter 2011 ( Notes ).
  • BIOL 614 Bioinformatics Tool — University of Waterloo. Fall 2010 ( Notes ).
  • CHEM 731 (completely unofficially) Protein Design and Engineering — University of Waterloo. Fall 2010 ( Notes ).
  • CS 798 Algorithms in Phylogeny — University of Waterloo. Summer 2010 ( Notes ).
  • CS 683 (audit) Structural Bioinformatics — University of Waterloo. Winter 2010 ( Notes ).
  • CIS 6650 Experimental Design — University of Guelph. Winter 2008.
  • CIS 6060 Bioinformatics — University of Guelph. Fall 2007.
  • CIS 6120 Uncertainty Representation — University of Guelph. Fall 2007.
  • CIS 6650 OS Analysis and Embedded Systems — University of Guelph. Fall 2007.
  • CIS 6890 Technical Communication — University of Guelph. Fall 2007.

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September 24th, 2009 at 2:16 pm

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